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    Discovery Melbourne

    167 - 175 Franklin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent12%
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    • Average23%
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The best part about staying here was leaving. Booled and thought i paid online until i got to reception to check in.....half an hour before the problem was sorted. Rooms were literally a bed and a storage rack, i didnt expect much but c'mon. I...More

    Thank Arnie_69
    Response from DiscoveryMelbourne, General Manager at Discovery MelbourneResponded 2 days ago

    Good Morning and Thank you for your review - I appreciate your comments and feedback - I would like to understand exactly what you encountered while checking in - Was it that your booking wasn't with us?? If you can contact me directly to see...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The place is fine and provided value. I think a bit of common decency from Caitlin when we first got there could have made everything a lot better. She told me she had to do something, left me out the front for at least five...More

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    Response from Discovery167, General Manager at Discovery MelbourneResponded 3 weeks ago

    Good morning Jon, Many thanks for your review - I am very disappointed in the treatment you received from Caitlin and I will address this with her today - This is certainly not how my Reception team should welcome any customers - I do hope...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    having booked a room with it's own shower 8 days prior to getting there,the staff stated that they "gave" the room to a group as there were lots of them and they said they would not stay if they could not have these rooms.When I...More

    2  Thank w m
    Response from Discovery167, Manager at Discovery MelbourneResponded 25 May 2017

    Thank you for the review. I need to follow up on why we gave your room away. How did you book it? We definitely could have handled this issue in a better way. I do apologize, we will be using this as a training exercise...More

    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Very poor comfort,safety and friendliness. The Beds squeak. You can't open the windows in the room, so you cant get any fresh air. The showers squeak and theres no surface in the shower cabin to put down your things.The free internet hours are ridiculous, paying...More

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    Response from Michael B, Manager at Discovery MelbourneResponded 19 April 2017

    Thank you for your response. We are currently reviewing the WiFi situation and the other items you mention in order to improve our product. We appreciate the time you have taken to leave a review and we will take your comments seriously as we attempt...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

    Positives - cheap, good location, comfy beds and clean bedding, cheap bar and cafe, secure. Negatives - bathrooms are always dirty and, at least where I stayed, there was only 3 male showers and 2 toilets for half a floor (20ish dorm rooms). The 6...More

    2  Thank Big N
    Response from Michael B, Manager at Discovery MelbourneResponded 19 April 2017

    Thank you for your comments. We apologise for the level of cleanliness in the bathrooms. This is an area we are fixing as we speak with more detailed cleaning and more regular servicing. The same applies for the kitchen. As for the long queues, sometimes...More

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    • Number of rooms
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    Response from CJR1993 | Reviewed this property |
    Towels yes, toiletries no
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    Response from Tufel B | Reviewed this property |
    Yes the do have hot shower. They r in the middle in the city. Close to everywhere very convinience
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    Response from DiscoveryMelbourne | Property representative |
    Good Morning Yes the Private Ensuite room has its own bathroom and is very comfortable these rooms were renovated 2 years ago
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